New Delhi : The last days of February are going to remain dry for most of the states of North India, but the South Indian states are struggling with rain. Weather experts predict that weather of Punjab, Haryana, western parts of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and northern Rajasthan are expected to remain dry during the remaining days of February, while light to moderate rains are expected over many areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. But heavy rains are likely to continue. Senior meteorologist Mahesh Palawat says that Delhi witnessed the last spell of rain on February 3 and 4 and since then the weather in the northern plains including Delhi and NCR is almost dry. He explains that a series of western disturbances will continue to affect the Western Himalayas until the first week of March, but the effect of western disturbances on the northern plains is not expected.
He says that the weather of Punjab, Haryana, western parts of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and northern Rajasthan are expected to remain dry during the remaining days of February. Foothills of Punjab and northwest Uttar Pradesh may receive light rains. Also, due to light and variable winds in northwest India, the minimum temperature is expected to increase by 2 to 3 degrees. During this time, day temperatures are expected to be above normal in the entire northwest India. In this way, it is time to backpack the woolen clothes and get ready to start the fan.
According to private weather forecasting agency Skymet Weather, light to moderate rains are likely to continue in some areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu with heavy to very heavy rainfall at some places. Light to moderate rain or thunder showers are expected over interior Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Light rains are expected over South Telangana and the southern coastal parts of Odisha, along with light to moderate rain and snow is expected in Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh.